Jags activate Ace Sanders; Austin Pasztor to start


The Jacksonville Jaguars activated receiver Ace Sanders to the 53-man roster on Saturday.

Sanders served a four-game suspension to start the season. The wideout took a month-long leave of absence during the offseason to deal with "personal issues" that led to his suspension.

The versatile Sanders should play an immediate role in the Jaguars' receiving corps with Marqise Lee and Cecil Shorts ruled out of Sunday's contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Sanders isn't the only positive return for the Jags' offense. Right tackle Austin Pasztor will make his first start of the season, immediately updating a poor offensive line. The third-year player fractured his hand in the preseason.

Right tackle has been a rotating disaster throughout the season for Jacksonville. Pasztor is a better pass blocker than run blocker and should help give rookie quarterback Blake Bortles more time in the pocket this week.

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